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Ace Sensor's Instant Pot (iPot) joins the Smart Appliance race (pictures)

Making chili with your smartphone has never been so easy.

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The Instant Pot was unveiled at CES 2014 and is the first slow cooker with advanced functionality.
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Instant Pot, or iPot, is a Bluetooth-enabled pressure cooker from Ace Sensor Inc. and Double Insight Inc.
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The iPot has 10 different settings for different foods, from Porridge to Rice.
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Use it either by the old-fashioned way with buttons, or the new tech way with your phone.
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The iPot is packed with sensors. It comes with a thermal sensor, dual pressure sensors, and an electromagnet sensor -- all to ensure precise cooking results.
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Pair it with the corresponding Android or iOS app and you can control the cooking process on your smartphone, save recipes, and more.

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